Book Lust with Nancy Pearl: Guest Brad Craft   Recently updated !

Tuesdays @ 10:00 AM and Thursdays @ 2:30 PM

On this episode of Book Lust, Nancy sits down with Brad Craft, used book buyer at Seattle`s University Book Store. Nancy learns about what makes a book valuable and what kind of wear can greatly diminish it’s value. They also discuss their own personal library and how to cultivate your own personal library at home.

Emily’s Garden: It’s a Fair Day in New England   Recently updated !

Emily's Garden Stone

Mondays @ 10:30 AM and Thursdays @ 8:30 AM

On this episode, Emily takes a trip to the Rehoboth Agricultural Fair. Emily discusses the history and evolution of fairs from ancient times to today.  Also, Emily visits rabbit farmer, Cheryl Walsh’s booth.  Cheryl is known for her rabbits as well as the yarn she spins from their fur.  Cheryl demonstrates the process of turning fur into yarn as well as discussing what other animals’ fur can be used to make yarn.  Finally, Emily demonstrates how to make a decorate birdhouse out of seed packets.

Along the Blackstone: Helping Mother Natures Critters

Sunday, July 25th & August 2nd @ 3:00 PM
Monday, July 27th @ 9:30 AM

Since the early days of the new 20th Century environmental awareness, individuals have been making a difference by improving wildlife habitats and survival. There are many volunteers helping out in the Blackstone Valley. From Spotted Blue Salamanders to Dragon Flies to River Herring, creative and energetic people are making a difference by assisting these species survive. On this episode, get a glimpse of motivated people of all ages give Mother Nature a Helping Hand.

New Arts Program: Herndon Arts with Amy

Herndon Arts with Amy

Tuesday, July 21st @ 11:30 PM
Wednesday, July 22nd @ 7:30 AM, 10:50 AM, 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM
Regular Time: Mondays @ 3:30 PM, Wednesdays @ 9:00 PM and Sundays @ 8:30 PM

Frameworks just wrapped up its second season, but don’t worry we have a new arts show starting this week! Herndon Arts with Amy is a program that highlights the local arts’ scene in the town of Herndon. On the first episode, Amy sits down with Director of the Herndon Regional Wind Ensemble, Dr. Lawrence Walker about his upcoming performance.  The Herndon Regional Wind Ensemble will be performing Saturday, August 1st at 6 PM at the Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival at Frying Pan Park.   Amy meets Jimmy Cirrito at the Herndon Centennial Golf Course to talk about the genesis of Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern Annual Golf Tournament and what to expect this year for its 18th year.  This wonderful event that benefits the Council for the Arts in Herndon takes place Thursday, July 30th at 7:30 AM at Herndon Centennial Golf Course.  Amy also visits the Sacred Threads Quilts‘ Exhibition now taking place through July 26th at Floris United Methodist Church.  On this episode, she sits down with Vikki Pignatelli, Cyndi Souder, and Lisa Ellis to talk about their quilts and learn more about this unique event.

The Childrens Corner: Lovin Lobster

The Children's Corner: Talkin Turkey

Saturdays @ 10:30 AM

In this episode, Sheriff Stephen J. takes a look at how lobsters go from the sea to your dinner table. First, Sheriff Stephen J. takes a ride on a working lobster boat with Captain Adam Scott. Next, he heads to shore to talk with a lobster bait salesman and visits “Young’s Lobster Pound” to see how lobsters are prepared for eating.

Business and Finance Fridays July   Recently updated !


The American Legion Entrepreneur Series: Part 1

Fridays @ 9:30 AM and Mondays @ 8:00 AM

Although this series is geared towards military veterans translating their experience and assets to start a business, anyone interested in starting their own business will get valuable advice from the featured business owners.  Part one focuses on transitioning out of the military, coming up with a business plan and financing your new business.

Skills to Pay the Bills: Panel on Small Business Readiness Part 1

Fridays @ 11:00 AM and Wednesdays @ 2:00 PM

Lorette Farris, Co-Founder, and CEO of iBOSS Inc., Cory Wilburn, CIO of iBOSS Inc., Bob Rippeon, CEO and Director of Acquisitions of Silverado Investment Group, LLC and Fernando Suarez, CEO of Fernando Suarez Tax Office discuss small business readiness and equity acquisition.

Money Matters: Commercial Real Estate

Fridays and Wednesdays @ 11:30 PM

Pat Welde of Merrill Lynch and Chuck Steege, CFP of SFG Investment Advisors, Inc. talk with Andrew Benioff of the Lienrock Group about commercial real estate.

The Language of Business: Decoding ABC’s of Finance

Fridays and Tuesdays @ 12:30 PM

In this episode of the Language of Business, Greg Stoller looks into the language of finance. Sometimes a little tricky to navigate, Greg looks at it from several perspectives, from the would-be investor, to the entrepreneur looking to get a financial boost for the company.

Get a Job Show: Episode 8

Fridays @ 1:00 PM and Wednesdays @ 8:30 AM

Consultant Rick Gillis continues his series to help job seekers with their careers. Guests on this program include Deborah Manning from Lucas Group-HR Search and Angela Stauder from

HCTV Coverage of 2015 Korean American Sports Festival

DC 2015 Korean American Sports Festival Graphic

Thursday, July 16th @ 9:00 PM & July 23rd @ 8:30 PM
Tuesday, July 21st @ 8:00 AM & 9:30 PM
Sunday, July 26th @ 8:00 PM & 11:00 PM

The 18th Annual Korean American Sports Festival took place in and around Herndon, Virginia this year. HCTV provided coverage for this unique festival. Watch the opening ceremony, highlights from the games and closing ceremony on HCTV Cox Communication channel 23 and Verizon FiOS channel 28. There is also a special interview with Garry Cha about the exciting Korean sport of Kumdo.

Perils for Pedestrians: 200th Episode

Walking in Outer Space

Mondays @ 3:00 PM and Wednesdays @ 10:00 AM
Saturday, July 26th @ 3:00 PM

On this special 200th episode of Perils for Pedestrians, Host, John Z. Wetmore, looks back at some of his favorite interviews since starting the show in 1996. Also on this episode, John takes a look at what its like to walk beyond Earth’s atmosphere. He interviews Apollo 12 astronaut, Alan Bean, about walking on the moon as well as space shuttle astronaut, Rick Mastracchio, on what it is like to walk in outer space.

Emily’s Garden: Birdhouses

Emily and Sandy building birdhouse

Still from Emily’s Garden Birdhouse Episode with Emily & Sandy

Mondays @ 10:30 AM and Thursdays @ 8:30 AM

Emily talks with expert carpenter, Sandy, about making a birdhouse. Sandy walks Emily step-by-step through making a birdhouse. Next, Emily shows how you can make the birdhouse your own with a creative decorative face for the birdhouse. Sandy helps Emily bring her idea to fruition. Sandy also provides helpful hints on how to troubleshoot different obstacles including working with irregular shapes for the face on a traditional shaped bird house. Finally, Emily takes a tour of Kevin’s garden to get additional ideas on how to turn your backyard into a bird oasis. Emily also demonstrates how to make a wonderful bird bath using a sunflower leaf as a template.

New Show: The New Ralph the Robot Show

The New ralph the robot showshow

Saturdays @ 7:00 PM

Beloved children’s host, Ralph the Robot, returns to television after a long hiatus. Hear from past co-workers about what it was like to work with Ralph on his first television show. Viewers also hear from his ex-girlfriend about the troubled years he had after the show was canceled. Finally, get a glimpse of what is in store for The New Ralph the Robot Show with his new co-host, Debbie.